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State Update Volume 41, Issue 34

Wyoming: Air

The Air Quality Division proposed to amend Chapter 3, General Emission Standards; Chapter 5, National Emission Standards; Chapter 6, Permitting Requirements; Chapter 11, National Acid Rain Program; and Chapter 14, Emission Trading Program Regulations, of the Wyoming Air Quality Standards and Regulations. Changes would incorporate updates to federal requirements and alter the SIP. The deadline for comment is December 30, 2011, and there will be a public hearing January 13, 2012.

Air (generally)

Wisconsin: Air

The Department of Natural Resources amended Wis. Admin. Code NR §§404 & 484, relating to repeal of the state’s secondary 24-hour ambient air quality standard for particulate matter. Changes took effect December 1, 2011. See http://legis.wisconsin.gov/rsb/code/register/reg671b.pdf (p. 32).

Air (generally)

Utah: Waste

The Department of Environmental Quality proposed to amend Utah Admin. Code r. 315.312.1, Recycling and Composting Facility Standards. Changes would eliminate the requirement that recycling and composting facilities be placed on a compliance schedule, as all existing facilities have approved plans of operation. The deadline for comment is January 3, 2012, and the rule may become effective January 20. See http://www.rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull_pdf/2011/b20111201.pdf (pp. 59-60).

Waste (generally)

West Virginia: Water

The Office of Oil and Gas added W. Va. Admin. Code §35.8, Horizontal Well Development. See http://www.sos.wv.gov/administrative-law/register/Documents/2011/112311.pdf (p. 2011) for the notice and http://www.dep.wv.gov/pio/Documents/35-8%20%20%20Horizontal%20Well%20Rule.pdf for the rule.

Water

Utah: Waste

The Department of Environmental Quality proposed to amend Utah Admin. Code r. 315.16, Standards for Universal Waste Management. Changes would maintain equivalency with federal rules. The deadline for comment is January 3, 2012, and the rule may become effective January 20. See http://www.rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull_pdf/2011/b20111201.pdf (pp. 56-59).

Waste (generally)

Utah: Waste

The Department of Environmental Quality proposed to amend Utah Admin. Code r. 313.17, Administrative Procedures. Changes define what licensing actions are major and require a public comment period. The deadline for comment is January 3, 2012, and the rule may become effective January 12. See http://www.rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull_pdf/2011/b20111201.pdf (pp. 50-51).

Waste

Utah: Waste

The Department of Environmental Quality proposed to amend Utah Admin. Code r. 311.201, pertaining to UST operator certification and inspection. There will be a public hearing December 20, 2011, and the deadline for comment is January 3, 2012. The rule may become effect January 13, 2012. See http://www.rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull_pdf/2011/b20111201.pdf (pp. 45-50).

Waste

Utah: Radiation

The Department of Environmental Quality proposed to amend Utah Admin. Code r. 313.36, Special Requirements for Industrial Radiographic Operations. Changes, part of a five-year review, incorporate material by reference and add clarity to the rule. The deadline for comment is January 3, 2012, and the rule may become effective January 12. See http://www.rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull_pdf/2011/b20111201.pdf (pp. 54-56).

Radiation

Utah: Radiation

The Department of Environmental Quality proposed to amend Utah Admin. Code r. 313.22.75, Special Requirements for a Specific License to Manufacture, Assemble, Repair, or Distribute Commodities, Products, or Devices Which Contain Radioactive Material. Changes would maintain compatibility between the Utah Radiation Control Rules and regulations promulgated by the NRC. The deadline for comment is January 3, 2012, and the rule may become effective January 12.

Radiation

Utah: Air

The Department of Environmental Quality proposed to amend Utah Admin. Code r. 307.45, pertaining to fine particulate matter. Changes would incorporate updates to federal regulations by reference. The deadline for comment is January 3, 2012, and the rule may become effective February 2. See http://www.rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull_pdf/2011/b20111201.pdf (pp. 42-45).

Air